Are You or Do You Think You Are Addicted?

So many of us believe that we are addicted. We believe we are addicted to food, or sugar, or carbs or whatever it is. We believe that because we have obsessive or persistent thoughts about food or drink that we *must* be addicted. We label ourselves as addicts....

Elimination: Finding Foods You Align With

If you’ve been struggling with some sort of symptom or ailment that just doesn’t seem to budge no matter what you do, then chances are you’re taking something into your body that just doesn’t agree with you. Your symptoms may range from fatigue...

12 Ways to Start Living Happier Today

There’s a lot of pressure to live up to society’s standards of success. Get an important job. Make lots of money. Get married. Have kids. Buy stuff. Stay thin -or- Lose weight. These things are *supposed* to make you happy. And yet most of us aren’t.Many of us...

Why Saying No May Be The Best Choice

We sometimes think of ‘No’ as a bad thing. A big, fat, red stop sign in the middle of our street. In fact, Intuitive and Normal Eating ideologies teach us that we should stop saying no to ourselves. That we should indulge our wants and desires, because...

4 Tricks to Prevent Overeating at Your Next Cookout

The holiday barbecue—so tantalizing, so fun, and SO rigged with pitfalls and landmines for those trying to stick to a plan. Gigantic bowls of chips with equally large containers of dip. A slew of creamy slaws and salads. Plates, bags, and bins of cookies, brownies,...

Why Your Weight Fluctuates + What To Do About It

Do you have a love / hate relationship with your bathroom scale?We all know the frustration of working hard to get to or maintain a healthy body weight, only to step on the bathroom scale and see the number consistently stuck in the same place – or headed in the...